Town of Burgaw officials are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and is taking the situation very seriously, as our community and staff are top priority. We are following the latest updates from the CDC, NC Governor’s Office, NC Department of Health and Human Services, and NC Emergency Management, as well as, our local Health and Emergency Management Officials.
On this page, you will see the latest information pertaining to our community, as well as, links to information from our state and federal partners.
NC Governor’s Executive Order 121 - Stay at Home Order
At 4:00 PM on March 27, 2020, North Carolina Roy Cooper announced Executive Order 121 requiring residents of North Carolina to "Stay at Home". This Executive Order will go into effect at 5:00 PM on Monday, March 30, 2020.
Specifically, the order states, "All individuals currently in the State of North Carolina are ordered to stay at home, their place of residence, or current place of abode,(hereinafter "residence") except as allowed in this Executive Order. To the extent individuals are using shared or outdoor spaces when outside their residence, they must at all times and as much as reasonably possible, maintain social distancing of at least six (6) feet from any other person, with the exception of family or household members, consistent with the Social Distancing Requirements set forth in this Executive Order. All persons may leave their homes or place of residence only for Essential Activities, Essential Governmental Operations, or to participate in or access COVID-19 Essential Businesses and Operations..." all as defined in the Executive Order below.
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